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Myanmar: 7 luxury hotels with fascinating cultural experiences
In recent years, the mysterious Southeast Asia country of Myanmar (also known as Burma) has become one of the world's most sought-after itineraries. We will visit the best luxurious resorts that provide a one-of-a-kind culture event in this intriguing area: from quiet lakefront mansions to trendy city hotspots:
The recently renovated five-star resort is situated in the heart of the capital's busy commercial, culture and commercial areas and is the embodiment of the old school's Asiatic flair and allure. Featuring deep wooden panels and sparkling candelabras, the high-quality estate offers a breathtaking view of the Yangon River and the old temple of the megacity.
It is also a favourite meeting place for expatriates and travellers thanks to its slim, legendary Gallery Bar. The renowned governor's residence is the right place for a truly peaceful and cultural Yangon adventure. Situated in a colonial-style manor house (once the residence of the provincial governor), this Orient Express run sanctuary is within the historical township of Dagon and is encircled by luxuriant landscaped tropic garden.
There is a separate excursion counter at the resort, which provides a range of leisure and leisure facilities that include a series of accompanied tours of the pagodas, local cuisine and markets "" a free half-day bike ride is always with you. Situated on the shore of Lake Kandawgyi, this historic Yangon resort was opened in 1934 as a rowers' team.
Today the estate is an exquisite haven offering all the amenities a guest could wish for, such as a running course, servant and butterfly service and an extended walk along the water. However, the actual highlights are the spacious garden of the hotels, which is loaded with carpentry, commemorative courts and common rooms.
To the north of Yangon lies Bagan, an old town with more than 2,200 shrines to be explored. In addition, the residence also has an artefact collection of artefacts and works of the area. There is also night-time culture fun, 27 acre of tropic landscape garden to roam and swimming pool for our guest.
Mandalay, the former capitol of the Kingdom of Myanmar, is a must for lovers of historical events. With Burma's gold-colored decor, complicated temple-inspired pavilions and lively outdoor theater spectacle, the lush Mandalay Hill Resort is one of the most remarkable accommodations in the town. A further tourist temptation in Myanmar is the calm Lake Inle, situated at 1,000 meters above the ground in the south.
Villa Inle Resort and Spa is the new haven in the area with its remote lakeshore mansions, dramatically covered bedding and an incomparable view of the balconies "" where visitors can observe locals gliding around the lakeshore and birdwatching for threatened fish. The best of all, this estate uses environmental practice, harvests its products from a chemical-free on-site kitchen and works in close collaboration with community reafforestation work.
Situated in the state of Rakhine in the west of Myanmar, the city of Thendwe (formerly known as Sandoway under UK rule) is an important local junction with a vibrant supermarket in a former barracks colony "" where plant pharmaceuticals, fabrics and products are exchanged and marketed at a vertiginous rate.
Sandoway Resort is the best place to experience all that this coastal area has to boast of and is fortunate to be situated on a six hectare unspoilt sandy shore with views of the Bay of Bengal. Go on a sailboat trip, dine on the terrace at dusk with a view of the waters illuminated by boats, or take an early bird's eye view in the early hours of the evening to see Burma's fisherman lay their cages.
The article was written by Kristen McKenzie from HotelsCombined.com. He leads the HotelsCombined expert group and specialises in the latest developments in the hotelierie. This site will compare rates and availabilities of several hundred pages with a data base of 400,000 properties.